Pictures and other reports of Fowlers Troop and the Deptford Jack in the Green on May Day, 1st May May 2012
Pictures on the Transpontine blog
Susan Bell's Facebook AlbumLewisham Heritage blog (written by Mr Transpontine) Malcolm Strath's Flickr page Julia from Hastings set of Flick photos
and a posting on theBad Witch's blog.
This year, 1st May was on a Tuesday and we were in the Borough and the City of London. This was the route:
11.00: The Wheatsheaf, 24 Southwark Street SE1 1TY to build the Jack
Noon: Depart, Southwark Street, Borough High Street, London Bridge East Side, Monument Sreet, Fish Street Hill, across Eastcheap to:
12:20 The Ship, 11 Talbot Court EC3V 0BP
13:00 Depart, Lombard Court, Clement's Lane, King William St (s), Cross to Cannon St South Side, Bush Lane to:
13:10 The Bell, 29 Bush Lane. EC4R 0AN
13:55 Depart, Cannon Street South Side, Queen Victoria Street To:
14.05 The Centre Page, 29 Knightrider Street. EC4V 5BH
14:45 Depart, Millenium Bridge, Bankside Walkway To:
15:00 The Founders Arms, 52 Hopton Street, SE1 9JH
15:40 Depart, Hopton Street, Holland Street, Sumner Street. Great Suffolk Street, Union Street to:
15:55 The Charles Dickens, 160 Union Street, London, SE1 0LH
Possible return to Wheatsheaf to collect stuff.
18:30 Jack collected by van.
Hastings Jack in the Green:http://www.hastingsjack.co.uk/prog.html celebrate their 30th anniversary this year and we joined them in Hastings on Monday 7th May 2012. Jack travelled to Hastings on Saturday 5th May and was reflowered on Sunday 6th May. Fowlers Troop and the Deptford Jack in the Green brought up the rear of the procession from Hastings Old Town up to the Castle.
Page updated 6/3/2013
May Day 2008
the London SE1 Website for video of this year's tour,
May Day 2007
Richard Sanderson's blog:http://flickr.com/photos/bagrec/sets/72157600168673894/
Sarah Crofts' pictures: http://picasaweb.google.com/crofts.sarah/FowlersTroopAndTheDeptfordJackInTheGreenMayDay2007
Garry Walker's SE1 Website videos:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QG1V2Xb4CAk | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iySQN4pSiLE&mode=related&search= | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKLFI-zb_yY&mode=related&search= | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHMHiv0Ow04&mode=related&search= | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nuAe8-2qjVs&mode=related&search=Earlier years
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